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Sun Nov 18, 2018, 03:28 PM

Trump blasts retired Navy SEAL critical of him, saying he should've caught bin Laden sooner

He's too old to grow up, I suspect. What a POS.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-blasts-retired-navy-seal-critical-him-saying-he-should-n937716?cid=sm_npd_nn_fb_ma

Trump blasts retired Navy SEAL critical of him, saying he should've caught bin Laden sooner
"OK, heís a Hilary Clinton backer and an Obama-backer," Trump said of retired Adm. Bill McRaven.
Nov. 18, 2018 / 1:52 PM EST
By Allan Smith


President Donald Trump went after retired Adm. Bill McRaven ó the Navy SEAL who led the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden ó calling him a "Hillary Clinton fan" during an interview with Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday." The president made the comments after Wallace asked him about McRaven's criticism of Trump's attacks on the press.

McRaven, who did not make an endorsement in the 2016 presidential election, called Trump's lambasting of the news media possibly "the greatest threat to democracy in my lifetime" during a speech at the University of Texas last year. A four-star admiral who retired from the Navy in 2014, McRaven also authored an August op-ed calling on Trump to revoke his security clearance after the president pulled former CIA Director John Brennan's clearance.

"Hillary Clinton fan," Trump told Wallace Sunday when confronted with the retired admiral's criticism. "Excuse me, Hillary Clinton fan."

"OK, heís a Hilary Clinton backer and an Obama-backer," Trump added before Wallace said McRaven was a Navy SEAL for nearly four decades.

Trump, pointing to the bin Laden raid, added, "wouldnít it have been nice if we got Osama Bin Laden a lot sooner than that, wouldnít it have been nice?"

"Living in Pakistan, beautifully in Pakistan in what I guess they considered a nice mansion, I donít know, Iíve seen nicer," he continued. "But living in Pakistan right next to the military academy, everybody in Pakistan knew he was there. And we give Pakistan $1.3 billion a year and they donít tell him, they donít tell him ... for years."


Wallace asked if Trump would give credit for "taking down bin Laden."

"They took him down but ó look, look, thereís news right there, he lived in Pakistan, weíre supporting Pakistan, weíre giving them $1.3 billion a year, which we donít give them anymore, by the way, I ended it because they donít do anything for us, they donít do a damn thing for us," Trump said.

Soon after publicly rebuking the president in the August op-ed, McRaven, who led the U.S Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014, resigned from the Pentagonís technology advisory board.

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babylonsister Nov 2018 OP
Achilleaze Nov 2018 #1
Doodley Nov 2018 #2
Wellstone ruled Nov 2018 #3
SMC22307 Nov 2018 #4
Wellstone ruled Nov 2018 #8
BSdetect Nov 2018 #5
Fatemah2774 Nov 2018 #6
pwb Nov 2018 #7
Tactical Peek Nov 2018 #9

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 03:31 PM

1. republican Draft-Dodger-in-Chief lamely attempts to cover up

his glaring shortcomings by attacking others. He and his republican cronies aways piss on America's military, veterans, POWs, and Gold Star Families.

What a republican lowlife coward.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 03:49 PM

2. Fascism 101: No criticism can be tolerated. It is either fake news or purely political.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 03:51 PM

3. Let's see,

 

this will have a major negative Consequence in the ranks of the Seals. Known a few in my lifetime and to a person,you bust negative on one,you insult all.

Trump is so unqualified to carry the soiled underwear of a single seal,more less criticize a Single one.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 03:57 PM

4. It also won't sit well with suburban soccer moms...

the ones with American flag flower pots and yellow ribbons on their mini-vans. They broke for Democrats in the midterms; they'll do the same in 2020 thanks to Drumpf shooting off his big fat mouth.

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Response to SMC22307 (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 04:27 PM

8. Thanks for your response.

 

As you say,the after shocks are coming. Not a rah rah military type,but,had to work with many of these Great Guy's after Nam. Two were personal Friends from High School Days and early College. And they were hard core Nixon supporters and to this day are all hard Right Wingers. Watched non Military fellow Workers say something negative towards the Navy and boom,all hell broke lose.

The flag wavers of Suburbia will react and Donnies Reelect numbers are already below 20 and trending downward in any two or more Person Primary.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 03:58 PM

5. Malignant narcissism is without constraint or cure.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 04:21 PM

6. Remember

President Obama laced into him that night and then had nerves of steel to order this operation into Pakistan.

He followed up by a proper burial without showing his body thus ensuring no monuments for Bin Laden.

And Trump is still pissed at that.

An enemy of the United States is killed and he roots for the enemy. Please tell me how this makes America great.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 04:22 PM

7. Lets see , the opinion of a bone spur coward against a navy seal Admiral?

I go with the Admiral.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 04:44 PM

9. The Trump family has no record of military service in five generations, over 150 years.





Cadet Bonespurs

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